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SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU gets rained out

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Due to poor field conditions at the Kino Sports Complex, the Southwest Minnesota State versus Minot State non-conference baseball game scheduled for Wednesday morning was canceled. SMSU, 1-4 overall, will now open Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play on Friday versus ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU gets tripped up in doubleheader against Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. - After keeping with the Tampa Spartans for the first five innings of the second game of the day, the Southwest Minnesota State University softball team saw the Spartans string together six runs in the bottom of the fifth on Tuesday afternoon for the 8-0 win and the sweep over the ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU closes trip with 5-4 loss to Whittier

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis concluded its spring trip on Tuesday night with a 5-4 loss at Whittier College at the Richard Ettinger Tennis Courts. SMSU, which is now 11-9 overall, finished its trip through Colorado, Arizona and California with a 4-1 ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs finish seventh at SMSU Spring Invite

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team concluded play Tuesday with a final round score of 353 to finish with a two-round total of 133-over-par 709 to place seventh at the seven-team SMSU Invite held at the Wigwam Resort Red Course. Western New Mexico won the ...

SECTION 3A BOYS BASKETBALL: Chargers hold on to beat SWC in closing seconds

MARSHALL – The Westbrook-Walnut Grove boys basketball team knew it was going to be a fight to the finish in their Section 3A semifinal game Monday against No. 1 seed Southwest Minnesota Christian, especially with a trip to championship game on the line. In the third meeting between the two ...

SMSU BASEBALL: Late rally leads SMSU to first win of the season

TUCSON, Ariz. - Robbie Smith snapped a 3-3 game with an RBI single, while Nathan Kuhn followed with a two-run triple to help Southwest Minnesota State earn its first win of the season on Monday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over Dordt College in college baseball at the Kino Sports Complex as ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: Mustangs swept by No. 10 Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, Fla. - Despite a 15-1 final in five innings of the first game at Nancy Bottge Field in Melbourne, Florida., the Southwest Minnesota State's rally against Florida tech fell short for a 6-3 final of game two. No. 10 Florida Tech, picks up its 20th win of the season for a 21-6 record ...

SMSU TENNIS: SMSU earns fourth straight win on Monday

OCEASNSIDE, Calif. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team recorded its fourth straight victory on Monday afternoon with a 6-3 victory over the University of Saint Katherine (Calif.) SMSU remains perfect on its spring trip and is now 11-8 overall. The Mustangs conclude the trip ...

SMSU GOLF: Mustangs conclude first day of SMSU Invite in Arizona

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's golf team opened its spring season on Monday hosting the first round of the seven-team SMSU Invite held at the Wigwam Resort Red Course. SMSU is in seventh place after finishing the day shooting a 68-over-par 356. Hannah Kohls led ...

PREP WRESTLING: Multiple Tigers named to Big South All-Conference team

MARSHALL – The Big South announced its All-Conference team for wrestling, and multiple Marshall athletes made the list. The Tigers, who earned a second-place finish at the Class AA tournament on Feb. 28, had nine wrestlers earn All-Conference honors, including Dylan Louwagie, Hsa Khee Lar, ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU rally attempt falls short on Saturday

TUCSON, Ariz. - Concordia University (Neb.) jumped out to a 10-3 lead and held on to defeat Southwest Minnesota State 10-8 in college baseball on Saturday morning at the Tucson Invitational held at the Kino Sports Complex. SMSU (0-4) collected 12 hits in the game, but hit into five double ...

SMSU TENNIS: Mustangs remain perfect with Saturday victory in Arizona

SURPRISE, Ariz. - The Southwest Minnesota State women's tennis team remained perfect on its spring trip with a 5-2 victory over Ottawa University (Ariz.) at the Surprise Tennis Facility on Saturday. SMSU, which is 3-0 on the trip, improves to 10-8 overall. The 10 victories are the highest ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU drops doubleheader to open Florida trip

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team opened its spring trip in Florida with a doubleheader against Rollins on Sunday. Game 1 Rollins 9, SMSU 4 WINTER PARK, Fla. – Southwest Minnesota State jumped to an early lead but couldn't keep with ...

SECTION 3A CHAMPIONSHIP: Familiar feeling

MARSHALL – The Minneota and Southwest Minnesota Christian girls basketball teams are no strangers to playing in a tightly competitive matchup with a lot on the line. With the Vikings topping the Eagles in last year’s Section 3A championship game, the two ballclubs found themselves squaring ...

SECTION 2AAA BOYS BASKETBALL: Marshall gets tripped up by No. 2 Cougars

ST. PETER — The season came to an end on Friday for the No. 3-seeded Marshall Tigers as they fell to No. 2-seeded Mankato East 62-48 in the Section 2AAA Tournament semifinals. The Tigers didn’t have an answer on defense for junior Jax Madson, who led the Cougars with 17 points. Grant ...